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Woman in Seed Corn Case Free on Bond
Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:00 PM CDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A Chinese woman charged as part of what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed corn companies is free on bond after a judge said she is a flight risk but can be closely monitored until trial.

Mo Yun, a 42-year-old who was charged in this month with conspiring to steal trade secrets, was allowed to post $250,000 bond, must wear a GPS monitor and stay in a home in the Des Moines area between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. daily.

Mo sought a pre-trial release plan that would ...

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